• Sr Helen Prejean

    Sr Helen Prejean

    Sr Helen Prejean at our conference 'Voices of Hope: Echoes of the Divine'
  • The Centre

    The Centre

    Jesuit Centre for Spirituality and Culture
  • The Centre's garden

    The Centre's garden

    A corner in which to think & pray
  • Nativity scene

    Nativity scene

    From the Church of St Ignatius
  • River Corrib

    River Corrib

    Choppy waters by the weir

Latest information

Jesuit Centre closed

Please note that the Jesuit Centre of Spirituality & Culture closed at the end of 2019. Fo information about Prayer Guidance training, which is continuing, spiritual direction or retreats, please contact us by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phoning 086 877 6537

Worth watching

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A brief introduction to what is meant by 'Ignatian Spirituality'.

Laudato Si'

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Starting in the New Year, a monthly series of award-winning films on various aspects of our environment. Come and be inspired, encouraged, challenged and enthralled! Read more...

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JCSC Tweets

Jan 06
@ACPInIreland @JesuitJustice @FaithandPolitic @jcscgalway @IrishJMissions @JCFJustice This is an exceedingly generous tweet. Many thanks!
Jan 05
@kevinhargaden Several @ACPInIreland members have commented positively on Kevins writing about #justice & #ethicshttps://t.co/QLHMLXuLj8

Making a good decision

Who amongst us has never been faced, either personally or in our places of work, with making a serious decision affecting both ourselves and those around us?

One of the gifts of St Ignatius of Loyola was a method he developed from his own experience called the 'discernment of spirits', a process of decision-making which engages the whole person, body, mind and spirit.

If you are someone, or part of a group, needing to come to a prayerful decision about something: taking in all the facts, weighing up the options.... don’t hesitate to get in touch via our Contact Us page


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If you are a young person (18-35 years of age) and you feel you need to come to a decision about your future (relationships, job, career, emigration...) we'd be pleased to hear from you. If you'd like to think about your eventual decision with others facing similar choices, a Samuel Group may help. This is a six-month process which the Jesuit Centre has been delighted to host and support. For all further information please follow the link to Samuel Group

Dive Deeper...

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For '30 & 40 somethings' who wish to 'Dive Deeper'... Read more...  

Women of the Well

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Interested in hosting Women of the Well in your locality? Read more.....

Spiritual Direction

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Training for those who wish to become a spiritual director or prayer guide...

Prayer & Retreats

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Looking for a retreat or to explore prayer with the help of a guide? Read more...